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Buses from Bloomington to Lima

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Bloomington - Lima Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Bloomington to Lima. Traveling by bus from Bloomington to Lima usually takes around 11 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Miller Transportation bus can make the trip in 10 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance168 mi (271 km)
Shortest duration10h 25m
Cheapest price$30.00
Most frequent serviceMiller Transportation
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Bloomington to Lima?

$36.13 is the average price of a bus ticket from Bloomington to Lima. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Bloomington to Lima is expected to range from $46 to $57. If you are looking to travel to Lima within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $46. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $46 and can be found on May 25, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $42 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Bloomington to Lima in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $48 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Bloomington to Lima?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bloomington to Lima. Miller Transportation connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Miller Transportation311h 16m$52.91
  • Miller Transportation

    Miller Transportation

    Miller Transportation, through its popular bus service Hoosier Ride, connects a number of cities across six states in the Midwest via intercity bus travel. Miller buses keep you connected throughout your journey with free WiFi and power outlets on board. The carrier is consistently rated well for on-time bus arrivals. The trip from Bloomington to Lima usually lasts 11 hours and 16 minutes on Miller Transportation, and ticket prices start at $30.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bloomington to Lima during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Bloomington to Lima?

The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 168 miles from Bloomington to Lima. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bloomington?

The first bus leaves at 6:00pm and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bloomington to Lima, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Lima are there per day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Bloomington to Lima every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bloomington?

Main departure station: Bloomington Transit Ctr

Most buses depart from the main station in Bloomington.

All bus stations in Bloomington:

  • Bloomington Transit Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Lima?

Main arrival station: Reg Transit Auth - 218 E High St

All buses from Bloomington arrive at one main station in Lima.

All bus stations in Lima:

  • Reg Transit Auth - 218 E High St

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